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2019 Recognition Calendar of Holidays

Recognition Holidays are around each and every corner. Lucky for you, Terryberry did the research. Feast your eyes on the official Recognition Holiday Calendar 2019 Edition! Download the full calendar as a PDF or browse holidays by month. Download Calendar You’ll find well-known days, such as National Boss’s Day in October and Administrative Professionals’ Day in April, but you’ll […]

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November 7th is Stress Awareness Day

Stress. We all deal with this unpleasant, yet unavoidable, aspect of life. It affects us in perhaps more ways than we realize. Some of its manifestations are obvious: difficulty sleeping, anxiety, irritability, headaches, or muscular tension. Yet stress also affects our long-term health and can wreak havoc on our systems in silent and unseen ways […]

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Boss’s Day is October 16

Boss’s Day rolls around once a year, on a crisp October day when trees are just turning orange and gold, and we arrive to our offices with pumpkin lattes in hand. Before all of the fall and winter holidays consume all of our attention, we should take time to celebrate another holiday, Boss’s Day, and […]

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September 22 is Business Women’s Day

What do Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors Company, and Lily Beck Wilson, founder and owner of Veils by Lily, have in common? Through an entrepreneurial spirit and good old-fashioned hard work, they are powerful business women who have formed successful careers and are influencing the world in positive ways.  September 22 is […]

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5 Ways You’re Not Recognizing Employees (But Maybe Should Be)

by Brad Sytsma At Terryberry, we’ve seen a lot of recognition trends over the last hundred years. We’ve made it our mission to help our clients stay ahead of the curve. 360 Recognition makes peer to peer recognition, manager-driven recognition, and service anniversary recognition so easily accessible, that sometimes other areas for recognition may be overlooked. […]

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Employee Onboarding – Why and How

When starting a new job, you hope to feel welcome and as though you are an important part of the group. If that welcoming spirit is absent, you might be likely to bail and seek out another opportunity before ever really settling in. To combat the problem of new employee turnover that organizations face, you need […]

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National Handshake Day is June 28

Handshakes can be serious or fun, formal or informal. Think about meeting someone new at a business meeting or a job interview, about negotiating an agreement, closing a deal, greeting a friend, celebrating a victory, or even accepting defeat. What do all of those situations have in common? A handshake. It’s such a common part […]

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Celebrate Teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day, May 8

Teachers, along with parents, share the most important job in the world – educating our future generations – but Teacher Appreciation Day only comes around once a year, so make sure to thank all the teachers you know on this special day. We probably all can think of a teacher who inspired us in our […]

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April 19 is National High Five Day

This Thursday, April 19 is National High Five Day. Feel free to spread good vibes by passing along high fives to everyone you encounter. Plus, read on, to find out how you could win big prizes from Terryberry for your epic high five shenanigans. Why High Five? Why not? The high five is a universal […]

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Celebrate Nursing Staff on Nurses Day, May 12

On May 12 each year, we celebrate International Nurses Day. Why May 12? It’s actually the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who is known as the founder of modern nursing. Mark the occasion by celebrating the nurses that have touched your life. Whether you’re recognizing your nursing staff on Nurses Day as an employer or as […]

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